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MetLife Declared Systemically Important by FSOC

(12/23/2014) The Financial Stability Oversight Council has issued a final determination that MetLife Inc. is a systemically important financial institution, which will force... full story

The Top Insurance Trends for 2015

(12/23/2014) PIA National Senior Vice President of Industry Affairs Patricia A. Borowski reviews some of the industry trends already underway that will have an impact on Pro... full story

PIA National Announces Call for Award Nominations

(12/23/2014) PIA National is currently accepting nominations for three prestigious national awards... full story

'Tis the Season for Holiday Mishaps

(12/23/2014) Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak reminds consumers that as they prepare to celebrate the holiday season, they should consider reviewing their insurance... full story

NAIFA Mourns Passing of CEO Dr. Susan B. Waters

(12/23/2014) The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors is saddened to announce the death of Dr. Susan B. Waters, Chief Executive Officer of NAIFA... full story

House Passes "Collins Amendment Fix"

(12/16/2014) Hours after voting overwhelmingly to pass a reauthorization of the terrorism insurance program, the U.S. House passed a bill designed to clarify that the Federa... full story

Leonardi Reflects on Tenure As Connecticut Commissioner

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Social Media Webinar Recordings Now Online

(12/16/2014) Did you miss the recent social media webinars that PIA put on for PIA members? full story

PIA Article: The Wrong Way to Regulate Insurance

(12/16/2014) International insurance regulators are attempting to enact global standards that would create a bank-centric approach to insurance regulation... full story

House Passes “Collins Amendment Fix”

(12/11/2014) Hours after voting overwhelmingly to pass a reauthorization of the terrorism insurance program, the U.S. House passed a bill designed to clarify that the Federa... full story

Friend to Independent Agents, Mary Landrieu Loses Senate Seat

(12/11/2014) A good friend to professional independent insurance agents, Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu (D), lost her bid for re-election in a runoff over the weekend... full story

FSOC to Vote Dec. 18 on MetLife SIFI Designation

(12/11/2014) The Financial Stability Oversight Council plans to meet Dec. 18 to vote on whether it will designate MetLife as a systemically important financial institution, ... full story

U.S. Prods Insurers to Develop Cyber Products

(12/11/2014) Speaking at the Texas Bankers Association's cybersecurity conference, U.S. Treasury Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin urged banks to consider purchasing cyber... full story

PIA National President Clements in End-of-Year Roundtable

(12/11/2014) PIA National President Richard A. Clements participated in a roundtable of industry leaders convened to review 2014 and look ahead to 2015... full story

ACORD CEO Maciag Announces Retirement

(12/11/2014) Gregory Maciag, president and CEO of ACORD, announced his plan to retire in one year on January 15, 2016... full story

PIA National Announces Call for Award Nominations

(12/11/2014) PIA National is currently accepting nominations for three prestigious national awards... full story

Veterans Get Cars in Progressive's Keys to Progress® Program

(12/10/2014) More than 100 veterans and their families received the keys to newly refurbished vehicles as part of The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies' annual Keys t... full story

Insurers' Winter Storm Losses to Rise Due to Polar Vortex

(12/03/2014) Insured losses from winter storms in the U.S. will climb well above $2.5 billion in 2014, double the annual average over the previous two decades... full story

NAIC President-elect Lindeen Outlines 2015 Priorities

(12/03/2014) National Association of Insurance Commissioners President-elect Monica Lindeen of Montana said the national insurance regulatory body will focus on cyber securi... full story

Agent to Agent: Essentials of Producer Hiring and Management

(12/03/2014) Is hiring a producer an art or a science...? full story